The Philly POPS Festival Chorus is a 180-voice ensemble that performs with The Philly POPS under the direction of Jeff Kern, Head of the Vocal Division for University of the Arts.
The Philly POPS Festival Chorus began performing in 2002 and performs with the POPS orchestra during the annual Christmas concert series and Broadway series. The chorus has performed with many professional artists including Faith Prince, Capathia Jenkins, Ashley Brown, Lisa Howard, Lauren Kennedy, Rachel York, Alice Ripley, Ann Hampton Callaway, and The von Trapp Family Children.
The Festival Chorus is an auditioned, volunteer organization composed of singers ranging from high school students to retired professionals.
The Philly POPS Festival Chorus
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 4pm-8pm
Merriam Theater Building
250 South Broad Street, Room 506
The Philly POPS Festival Chorus will perform in A Star Wars Celebration (Oct. 20-22), A Philly POPS Christmas (Dec. 1-19), Lenny's Revolution (Feb. 2-4, 2018), and POPS Rocks (Apr. 27-29, 2018). Chorus members are not required to participate in all concert series.
To Audition: prepare 16 measure of a song in any style, please bring sheet music. The audition will also consist of sight-reading. Basic music reading skills and choral singing experience are required. Current members of the POPS Festival Chorus do not need to audition.
Please complete the form below, e-mail address, first name, and last name. You will receive the audition schedule and an audition time by close of business on Friday, August 11.
For more information, please e-mail Jason Ward, Director of External Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest.